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  • Push Your Conditioning With The Walking Sled

    I remember the first time I was exposed to sled pushes. It wasn’t exactly a sled that I was pushing but...

    Iron Man MagazineSeptember 15, 2015
  • Best Cardio For Fat Loss According To Science

    When it comes to losing fat, the best cardio you can do is the one you hate the least (and the...

    Iron Man MagazineAugust 3, 2015
  • Developing Speed

    In 1996 Jon-Jon Park, the son of the great bodybuilding champion Reg Park, and I set off on a trip to...

    Jerry BrainumMarch 25, 2014
  • Q: What exercises will improve my ability to accelerate in football?

    Q: During the summer my son, a junior in high school, can train with me at my gym for about six...

    Charles PoliquinAugust 6, 2013
  • Improving Sports Performance with Kettlebells

    Q: What’s your opinion about kettlebell swings and throws for improving sports performance and preventing back pain? A: The basic kettlebell...

    Charles PoliquinJune 13, 2012
  • Maintenance Programs for High School Footballers

    Q: What do you think about using maintenance programs for high school football players during the season? A: Not much. The...

    Charles PoliquinDecember 29, 2011
  • Kettlebells for Workouts

    Q: Why don’t you use kettlebells in your workouts? A: Most exercises that are used for kettlebells can also be performed...

    Charles PoliquinDecember 17, 2011
  • Ask Coach Poliquin

    This huge compilation is billed as The Best Q&A Columns From Over Two Decades, and it’s an incredible collection of queries...

    Steve HolmanDecember 1, 2011
  • Endurance Test for Basketball

    Q: To test for aerobic endurance, my son’s high school basketball coach has his players timed on a half-mile run rather...

    Charles PoliquinSeptember 25, 2011
  • Items To Consider When You Choose A Weightlifting Coach

    I frequently get inquiries from enthusiastic neophytes who are anxious to find a great coach to take them to weightlifting greatness.

    Iron Man MagazineMarch 1, 2011
  • Building Endurance in the Weight Room, Part 1

    People usually fail when they are on the verge of success. So give as much care to the end as to...

    Bill StarrOctober 21, 2010
  • Sports: Is It All B.S.?

    He covers 15 such myths, then goes into sport-specific B.S. There are chapters on baseball, football, basketball, running and golf. If...

    Becky HolmanJuly 6, 2010
  • Exercise and Sports Nutrition

    I’m frequently asked to recommend an authoritative source of scientific information about sports nutrition. While there are many such sources, most...

    Jerry BrainumSeptember 10, 2009
  • Traps

    While just about every strength athlete understands the value of keeping his or her lower back strong, few realize the role...

    Bill StarrJune 11, 2009
  • Enhancing Endurance Part 1

    Nearly every coach and athlete knows the value of strength in sports that involve a great deal of contact: football, lacrosse,...

    Bill StarrFebruary 2, 2009